Shop Jig This Shop Made Mitre Box Will Make Cutting A Mitre A Little More Enjoyable Seriously
Shop jig this shop made mitre box will make cutting a mitre a little more enjoyable seriously is article about Magazine bookmarked by rodney with ID 13366502179 was uploaded on 28-01-2019 and has been viewed 51,297 times.
Meet the Mitre Lead photo by Dan Russell; all others by Vic Tesolin The mitre joint; if you take a moment now before you continue reading this article and glance around the room you're in, there's a good chance you'll see a mitre joint or two somewhere.
We find it used and abused in so many applications around us that we sometimes take it for granted.From the common door and window trim to ornamental picture frames and elaborate cabinet mouldings, it's a joint that people may consider a simple form of joinery and probably not very difficult to make.
Now, the woodworker cutting these mitres knows better and understands just how challenging a good fitting mitre joint can be.We know first-hand just how testing they can quickly become without using the proper tools and techniques.
When I worked in the set building industry I never enjoyed cutting mitres.My options in those large industrial shops were usually limited between a chop saw and a table saw.Using a chop saw often resulted in less than ideal joinery, especially while working with smaller scale pieces like thin, hardwood quarter mouldings or something similar in weight and dimension.
The chop saw could easily lead...